The structure of a material may be examined at four levels: atomic structure, atomic arrangement, microstructure, and macrostructure. Although the main thrust of this text is to understand and control the microstructure and macrostructure of various materials, we must first understand atomic and crystal structures.


Quantum Number Atomic Number Atomic Structure Valence Electron Silicon Atom 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald R. Askeland
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  1. 1.University of MissouriRollaUSA

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